November 6, 2019

Thomas L. Carter, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Black Stone Minerals, L.P.
1001 Fannin Street, Suite 2020
Houston, TX 77002

       Re: Black Stone Minerals, L.P.
           Registration Statement on Form S-3
           Filed November 1, 2019
           File No. 333-234455

Dear Mr. Carter:

       This is to advise you that we have not reviewed and will not review your

        Please refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration.
We remind you
that the company and its management are responsible for the accuracy and
adequacy of their
disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action or absence of action
by the staff.

       Please contact Anuja A. Majmudar, Attorney-Advisor, at 202-551-3844 with


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